Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
138 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

How to suppress appetite?

I just started on Prozac I feel good but I get too hungry and me think or knowing I over ate wanna throu it all out. I mean Prozac has helped me with my depression but not with the bulimia.. I still get super hungry. Can I ask my dr. Or how can I ask my dr to prescribe med to suppress my appetite?
Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Report Abuse
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hello
Thank you for trusting HCM


Here are few simple methods to control apetite
1.Before starting medication note down your weight
2. Differentiate between hungry and having apetite.
3.some time medication cause acidity produce feelingike hungry.
4 . eat serotonin improving food cause apetite suppression.
5.Eat the carbohydrate on an empty stomach or at least two hours after you have eaten protein.
6.Choose carbohydrates that contain very little fat.
7.Avoid eating protein at dinner time if your medications make you snack all evening.
8.The increase in serotonin brought about by eating serotonin-producing carbohydrates will increase your energy. Take advantage of this and increase your physical activity, even by a few minutes each day. The combination of no longer feeling an urge to eat and the exercise will allow you to lose weight easily or prevent you from gaining it at all.

Please consult your doctor if symptoms not improved.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in


Recent questions on Prozac


How to suppress appetite?

Hello Thank you for trusting HCM Here are few simple methods to control apetite 1.Before starting medication note down your weight 2. Differentiate between hungry and having apetite. 3.some time medication cause acidity produce feelingike hungry. 4 . eat serotonin improving food cause apetite suppression. 5.Eat the carbohydrate on an empty stomach or at least two hours after you have eaten protein. 6.Choose carbohydrates that contain very little fat. 7.Avoid eating protein at dinner time if your medications make you snack all evening. 8.The increase in serotonin brought about by eating serotonin-producing carbohydrates will increase your energy. Take advantage of this and increase your physical activity, even by a few minutes each day. The combination of no longer feeling an urge to eat and the exercise will allow you to lose weight easily or prevent you from gaining it at all. Please consult your doctor if symptoms not improved.